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Happiness is a Four-Letter Word

South Africa - S. Africa

Thabang Moleya | Release date: 19 Feb 2016

Perfectionist Nandi (Mmabatho Montsho) seems to have the new South African dream life within her grasp; black female partner in a major firm, marriage, the perfect house – but it all goes up in flames a few months before the wedding. With her friends Zaza (Khanyi Mbau) and Princess (...

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The Revolution Won’t be Televised

Senegal - W. Africa

Rama Thiaw | Release date: 17 Feb 2016

Old men who brutally and relentlessly cling on to their roles as heads of state have become colossally negative images in many countries of Africa, including Senegal. When President Abdoulaye Wade wanted to run for office yet again in 2011, a resistance movement formed on the streets. Shor...

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Welcome to the Smiling Coast: Living in the Gambian Ghetto

Gambia - W. Africa

Bas Ackermann | Release date: 11 Feb 2016

A documentary that captures the daily struggles of 15 youngsters moving within the informal economy of the Gambian tourism industry of sun, safari and sex. With the lure of a better future just around the corner, do they try their luck abroad or find their peace at home?

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The Shadow Boxer

South Africa - S. Africa

Hermann Venter | Release date: 19 Jan 2016

In the course of a single boxing match, where he’s required to take a dive, a lost boxer faces his demons. The Shadow Boxer was directed by Hermann Venter and written by Lev David & Hermann Venter.

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Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo)

Nigeria - W. Africa

Daniel Emeke Oriahi | Release date: 13 Nov 2015

When small-town mechanic Adigun (Femi Jacobs) moves to bustling Lagos to inherit his estranged father’s taxi, he has no idea what to expect. What he gets is a beat-up car (optimistically named “Tom Kruiz”), crushing debt, and a job as a chauffeur for the mob. With the hel...

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Waiting for the (T)rain

Burkina Faso - W. Africa

Simon Panay | Release date: 11 Nov 2015

Two times a week, a train passes a tiny, remote village in a desert in Burkina’s bush. Various food items and water bottles are thrown by passengers in transit. This would constitute the main source of income and the only source of water during the dry season for this village. Portraits ...

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The Encounter

Nigeria - W. Africa

Tolu Ajayi | Release date: 10 Nov 2015

The Encounter is a poignant historical drama adaptation based on the short story “The Encounter” by historian, Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema. The film captures the remarkable story of a moment in the history of the nation and how the events that transpired helped in determining what Nigeria...

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The Jakes Are Missing

South Africa - S. Africa

Figjam | Release date: 23 Oct 2015

The Jakes Are Missing tells a story on how Janice and Donald Jakes have fallen out of love and into Witness Protection. Being at the wrong place at the wrong time sends a teenage boy and his parents to a journey where they will rediscover what it means to love each other. The Jakes are Mis...

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Fifty

Nigeria - W. Africa

Biyi Bandele | Release date: 18 Oct 2015

Fifty captures a few pivotal, days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives, while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the up...

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As I Open My Eyes

Tunisia - N. Africa

Leyla Bouzid | Release date: 5 Sep 2015

Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years-old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn’t think the same way. She sings in a political rock band. She has a passion for life, gets drunk, discovers love and her c...

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